Summit Health is extremely proud and honored to share our Oregon team’s exceptional accomplishment achieving national recognition as one of only seventeen healthcare organizations in the world awarded a Ten Gold Star rating at the 2022 Epic Users Conference. This designation places Summit Health among the top 4% of Epic’s user community alongside some of the most prestigious health systems in the nation.

Epic Systems is used by hundreds of clinic groups around the country. The medical records software has been an industry leader and allows clinicians and patients to seamlessly store, share and input medical information in a secure manor.

The Ten Gold Star Award highlights Summit Health Oregon’s extraordinary outcome optimizing the Epic platform to its fullest potential. Some of the achievements that make up the Ten Gold Star rating include scoring in the 97th percentile in Nurse Productivity, 94th percentile in Value from Data, and 94th percentile in Quality & Saving Lives.
In addition, Summit Health leadership was honored to be invited by Epic to present two separate sessions at the conference highlighting our national best practice model for governance, leadership, and Epic optimization.

“Since joining Summit Health over four years ago, Oregon’s physician leaders, operators, and IT team have worked tirelessly to vividly bring Summit’s physician led and professionally managed model to life utilizing the Epic platform as our most powerful improvement tool” said Justin Sivill, Chief Operating Officer at Summit Health. “We are exceptionally proud of our entire team and honored to be recognized as a national leader for Epic utilization and optimization. The additional functionality we have built into the Epic platform enhances every aspect of the patient experience and the quality of care further improving our population’s health status and lowering the total cost for the community”

Epic’s Gold Star system helps health systems identify features they can use to improve clinical and financial outcomes. It also provides a roadmap for Epic’s platform adoption that improves functionality for patients and clinicians.